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Image for Powys to the Trovillions. The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion. Edited by Paul Roberts.

Powys to the Trovillions. The Letters of John Cowper Powys to Hal W. and Violet Trovillion. Edited by Paul Roberts.

By: ROBERTS, Paul; POWYS, John Cowper; TROVILLION, Hal, Violet;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London. Cecil Woolf. 1990 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76458


Hardback. size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt to spine. In original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges. Price clipped.) Else a very clean tight copy. 121pp. View more info

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Landscape with Machines. The First Part of his Autobiography.

By: ROLT, L.T.C.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd. 1984 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 69621


Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. 230pp. With b/w photographs. The first volume of the autobiography of L.T.C.Rolt who founded the Inland Waterways Association and wrote biographies of Brunel and Telford. Covers his life up to the outbreak of WWII. View more info

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Chatham His Early Life and Connections

By: Rosebery, Lord:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Arthur L. Humphreys 1910 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52825


In original red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded, front partly faded. Edges lightly rubbed with slight scratches to front and spine. Mild foxing to edges. Browning to endpapers. Else clean and tight copy. 526pp. Biography of the early years of William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham who became Prime Minister in 1766. This book covers his youth, years in the Army and early days as an MP up to 1756. Perhaps Rosebery’s best work. In many ways Pitt was as complex as Rosebery himself. Both had complex private lives that biographers still ... View more info

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On The Road. Journeys of a Tramping Printer.

By: ROUNSFELL, J. W.;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Caliban Books 1982 1st:

Seller ID: 76153


8.75 x 5.75 inches. Hardback in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. With original illustrated paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap. (DW price clipped.) Neat owners label to front endpaper. Some slight darkening to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 184pp + xviiipp. B&W frontis. View more info

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Robert Stephen Hawker of Morwenstow: A Belated Medieval. An Essay by A.L.Rowse.

By: ROWSE, A.L.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Elephant Press. 1975 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71374


Size 6.275 x 9.25 inches. In brown cloth covers. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed and creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Small marks and owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 32pp. With engraving at heading. Robert Stephen Hawker was an Anglican priest, poet, antiquarian of Cornwall and reputed eccentric. He is best known as the writer of The Song of the Western Men and as the founder of Harvest Festival. View more info

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1992, Vol. 38.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 1992:

Seller ID: 56149


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 416pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 22 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1994, Vol. 40.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 1994:

Seller ID: 56150


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed with small tear at top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 445pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 24 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1995, Vol. 41.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 1995:

Seller ID: 56151


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 602pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 39 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1996, Vol. 42.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 1996:

Seller ID: 56152


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; tear to top front corner. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 559pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 32 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1997, Vol. 43.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 1997:

Seller ID: 56153


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 541pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 32 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2000, Vol. 46.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 2000:

Seller ID: 56156


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 614pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 33 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2001, Vol. 47.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 2001:

Seller ID: 56157


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks, slight crease to top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 526pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 31 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2002, Vol. 48.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 2002:

Seller ID: 56158


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 508pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 28 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2003, Vol. 49.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 2003:

Seller ID: 56159


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 559pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 32 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2004, Vol. 50.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 2004:

Seller ID: 56160


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 390pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 24 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2005, Vol. 51.

By: ROYAL SOCIETY:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. The Royal Society. 2005:

Seller ID: 56161


Tall 8vo. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 476pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs. Biographical Memoirs of 30 Fellows of the Royal Society. With microfiche in pocket at back. View more info

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Prince of Players. Edwin Booth.

By: RUGGLES, ELEANOR:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London. Peter Davies. 1953 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73607


Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly creased around edges with small chips and tears. Small marks to back. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Spine slightly faded and bumped at ends. Else a clean and tight copy. 318pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Biography of the brother of John Wilkes Booth. Edwin Booth was a successful actor both in USA and Europe. View more info

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Myself When Young.

By: RUSHBY, Nellie P.;

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Michael Moon, Beckermet Bookshop, Cumberland. 1973 1st:

Seller ID: 75029


Size approx 5 x 8 inchesin red cloth binding with gilt to spine and original paper dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition. DW has some minor dark handling marks with one small tear to rear edge.Esle clean and tight throughout. 95pp. With frontis portrait. View more info

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The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967.

By: RUSSELL, BERTRAND:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: G.Allen & Unwin. 1971 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 58496


Tall 8vo. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Spines slightly faded. Else clean and tight copies. 3 vols. Paperback edition of the philosopher, peace campaigner. View more info

Image for The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967.

The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 1872 - 1967.

By: RUSSELL, BERTRAND:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: G.Allen & Unwin. 1967:

Seller ID: 58501


Tall 8vo. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spines. With illustrated dustwrappers. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; slightly rubbed along edges. Spines slightly rubbed at ends. Some small marks. Not price clipped). Vol II has old sticky tape to flyleaves. Else clean and tight copies. 3 vols. Vol I 2nd imp, others 1st edition. Autobiography of the philosopher, peace campaigner. View more info